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FOX
Oct 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
21st and sitting next to mitchell was his girlfriend, a veteran d.c. police officer assigned to the second district. mitchell was rowed by a surveillance camera leaving the house with a pistol in his happy. the camera recorded him in a firing stance. the document lists the officer as w 2 and said he initially lied about witnessing the murder. cathy lanier was asked about the case in a september appearance on wtop. >> well, yes, this is in the justice system. i'm restricted from commenting on it. the officer is -- was revote voked and is not in duty status and if the investigation confirms that is what happened, that officer is facing criminal charles. >> reporter: wanda ortiz was in the crime when she heard the investigating detective say her son did nothing to provoke the attack. >> and that made an impact to hear that someone so kind died so hard it's rotten. >> reporter: now, ortiz wants to know how a police officer could have witnessed the murder and didding in to help her son. >> ef officer takes an oath to protect themselves and that oath was violated. and it was a horrible si
NBC
Oct 1, 2011 5:30am EDT
the nation. a new study shows the d.c. area drivers spend an average of 74 hours a year sitting in traffic. chicago comes in at number two with 71 hours lost behind the wheel a year. los angeles comes in at three with 64 hours. houston, new york and baltimore round out the top six. the climbing condition of roads and bridges is a big factor. >> the problem with the traffic congestion is we haven't built enough system whether it's roads or transit to handle the population and employment growth we have seen over the past decade or so. >> one possible solution is to let some corkers come in earlier or later than usual to help ease the rush hour traffic. >>> going for two wheels instead of four is a good way to beat all traffic for the newest crime fighting system in our area. you could be hitting the brakes while on your bicycle. a new way to crack down on bike theft. >> reporter: people who live in and visit the area have a 14% increase in robberies since last year. most involve the snatching of cell phones by folks riding bicycles. they ordered increased enforcement in high robbery
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
will day and through the weekend. the study's numbers. d.c., 45. 44 degrees in and warrenton. areas of patchy fog especially west of the metro area. 46 in hagerstown. prize in the low 70's today with sunshine. average high is 71. the weekend, 80 degrees. low 80's by sunday. morning temperatures on 50's. >>> overnight construction barrels being put to bed. 66 eastbound had to exit on to loop, but that is changing. southbound 95 virginia 7100, an accident is gone. in maryland we have a live camera of the beltway at avenue and road and over to the boulevard, things are improving. 395 north of duke street in camera, looks ok, traffic is headed away from us. the growing unemployment rates and dissatisfaction among americans. if the labor department will the september employment report. analysts say it is likely to in a fifths. of no jobonth creation. unemployment rate is atected to remain unchanged 9.1%. those numbers are fuelling the allpy wall street movement across the nation. us of noten joins less d.c. this morning. >> good morning. frustration over the stagnant economy is spilling out
ABC
Oct 9, 2011 6:30pm EDT
in the investigation. >> plus the protest in d.c. are heating up one day after investigators forced to close the museum. and a record-smashing contest. a spicy chili eating contest has a taste of d.c. >> and good evening. thanks for joining us. i'm rebecca cooper. it was a week of dramatic showdowns in the district. first a confrontation between demonstrators and smithsonian police forced a shutdown. a protestor got in trouble with authorities after allegedly throwing his shoes at them. many are vowing they will remain. we are live with the latest. >> rebecca there is one more battle brewing because as you said that permit that was issued by the national park service that allows these protestors to be here at freedom plaza is set to expire. you can see that they are still completely operational. these people have no intention of going anywhere any time soon. they say if a showdown happens so be it because it wouldn't be the first this weekend. the youtube video shows exactly what protestors say they didn't want to happen. what was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration turned ugly
FOX
Oct 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> imagine being hauled into lockup by d.c. police all because the tags on your car are expired. it's happened several times to otherwise innocent people just driving their cars. now a u.s. senator is getting involved. sarah simmons live in the newsroom now. >> you think of robbers, rapists and other cold hardened criminals getting hauled into jail, shackled and thrown in the slammer. a rockville man said that happened too him because his tags were expired. -- to him because his tags were expired. he's outraged and so is virginia senator jim webb. >> this is the craziest thing i've ever heard for expired tags. >> reporter: it happened one year ago, but this man who does not want to be identified remembers a drive with his dog in d.c. like it happened yesterday. he said an officer pulled him over for expired plates. they were about 22 days past due. >> i asked him to cut me a break. we were heading home. i'd get it fixed the next day. it would be top of my priority list and he said well, we're going to take you in to process you for about three ho
NBC
Oct 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
much. >>> today is the tenth day of the occupy d.c. protests. the question this morning, will there be an 11th day? the permits expire today? however, protesters say they are not going anywhere. tracee wilkins is live. >> reporter: this morning they're breaking down the tents. i just spoke with park police, and they say this has expired as of 6:00 a.m., the permit by u.s. park police to be here legally has expired as of 6:00 a.m. no one's breaking anything down. and now we have word that labor union workers are expected to begin demonstrations today as well. organizers of occupy d.c., this anti-war and anti-corporate greed protest in washington, say they intend to continue their demonstrations longer than originally planned. one organizer saying protesters plan to remain on freedom plaza indefinitely. she's calling it an occupation. meanwhile, beginning today the afl-cio, the nation's largest labor union will hold rallies across the nation and here in d.c., supporting president obama's jobs plan. that's calling for higher taxes on the wealthiest americans in order to create jobs. the h
NBC
Oct 9, 2011 9:00am EDT
, chuck. >> well, today the occupy d.c. protesters are resuming their demonstrations. this comes one day after things got out of hand and ended with an ugly confrontation. >> this is the scene earlier at the national air and space museum. the protesters swarmed the museum protesting a military drone exhibit. derrick ward joins us now from freedom plaza with more. derrick, is the protest growing larger this morning? >> it's about the same as it is in the morning when folks wake up here at the plaza. i mean, you've got folks here and you have folks over at mcpherson square as well. it varies throughout the course of the day. sometimes the groups converge. other groups come down. so it's a number that changes but there's always a core presence here as you can see. what happened yesterday was remit of t reminiscent of the points of view. this gentleman wearing this hat, it cost $10. it goes towards water for folk who are suffering or threatened by dehydration. a lot of other causes. we actually did talk to someone at the air and space museum who told us they had not intended to be violent. t
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2011 10:30pm EDT
of washington d.c. our states need to compete against each other. that is what we do. we should compete. i shared with john one of the ways that new hampshire could become one of the most competitive states from the standpoint of a being able to create jobs. you already do not have a sales tax. you are relieved of that income tax. if you make this a right to work say, you will bring people into this state by the thousands. let me wrap up and say one more thing. right to work is not an anti- union bill. it is a pro-jobs bill. our friends who have chosen to be in unions, they will have access to more jobs, making this a right to work state. >> welcome to new hampshire. >> thank you, sir. >> you have said that you dispute the national academy of sciences finding that burning fossil fuels is the natural cause of global warming. in the california presidential debate, you said find out what the science truly is before you start putting american jobs in jeopardy. when asked twice for sources you use, you ducked the question. i would like to ask you a third time -- was sources of inform
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 6:00am EDT
montgomery village 44 in warrenton, 50 in oxon hill. 44 in northwest d.c. highs in the a low 70's today. you need long sleeves in the morning, short sleeves and afternoon. dress accordingly today. low 70's this afternoon. wall-to-wall sunshine. warmer of the weekend, low 80's sunday afternoon with morning temperatures in the 50's for the army 10-miler. >>> normal volume in virginia. d.c. 295 know about is ok with the long term or project and malcolm x ave. traffic getting by to collect and to the right. 50 marylan-- the the leftto the left hand to the right -- and to the right. >>> we begin with breaking news from prince george's county. one person has been shot and two stab the restaurant. as happens inside the family restaurant on the salluce drive and st. barnabas road in temple hills. two people arrested. a gunshot victim and one stabbing victim are hospitalized. a third victim was treated on the scene. police are on the scene right now questioning witnesses. we will bring you more details as soon as. >>> more breaking news this time from norway. about an hour ago the nobel committee ann
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 5:00am EDT
degrees outside. >> still ahead how you could own a piece of d.c. history. >> i think it's ridiculous. >> the owner of one of the world's largest yachts is in d.c. and, controversy surrounding the purchase. >> first another check on [ snoring ] [hthunder crashes ] [ snoring ] [ thunder crashes ] [ snoring ] [ ma a announcer ] vickcknyquil cold and flu. the nighttime, sniffling sneezing, coughing aching, fever, best sleep you ever got with a cold... medicine. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] vicks dayquil. defeats 5 cold & flu symptoms. ♪ ♪ >>> 5:10 on this thursday morning. >> what's going on? >> not much. pretty quiet weather for the next several days. it is a weather pattern where we will have day-to-day sunshine and maybe a couple clouds. we deserve this. really need this after, all of the damp weather. 47 degrees in hagerstown, 58 in lexington park currently. upper 60 posted to near 70 later on today -- upper 60's to near 70. then a few degrees warmer. strong high pressure building in from canada through the weekend, warning us of a little near 80 degrees by sunday monday an
NBC
Oct 27, 2011 11:00pm EDT
on that. >> if we were to even get an inch of snow in the d.c. area at the airport it would be the fourth largest snowfall, or actually probably the third largest snowfall in d.c. history in the month of october. so we are kind of forecasting something historic here across the area. right now, 49 degrees. the temperature out there. the temperatures are dropping. the winds are howling at 21 miles an hour. gusts close to 30 miles an hour. take a look at the wind gusts around the rest of the region. 30 miles an hour right now in manassas. all out of the northwest. that is ushering in some very cool if not cold, air and that sets the stage for our next storm. this is the same storm that brought denver some snow. it's going to meet up with a piece of energy. produce a coastal storm and, yes, give us our first snowfall of the season at least for some of us. i'll show you who i think gets what coming up in just a few minutes. >> thanks, doug. >>> also tonight a murder for hire plot in northern virginia. police say a woman tried to finance a hit man. jackie bensen has our report. >> report
FOX
Oct 7, 2011 4:25am EDT
machines in the morning. thank you. >>> occupy d.c. protesters will be out in force once again. yesterday, they met at freedom plaza and then marched to the white house and to the chamber of commerce. the crowd is a mixture of people with a variety of grievances, but all of them agree that the government has failed to fix the financial problems and that politicians are more interested in helping big corporations or donors. >>> the president says he will keep hammering away at republicans until something gets done. republicans say they are legislating while the president is campaigning. this morning, the president sits down with democratic leaders for a strategy session. >>> guilty of first degree murder. that was the case in the murder of a grandmother accused of tossing her granddaughter from a walkway at tysons corner. prosecutors say she was vengeful and angry at her son- in-law. prosecutors had asked for a live sentence but the jury recommended 35iers. the george washington bridge could lower that sentence during a hearing in january. -- the judge could lower that sentence
FOX
Oct 8, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> it's the first sign of possible violence from the occupy d.c. movement. roz plater is live with more to explain why this museum was targeted, roz? >> reporter: we have gotten an e-mail into our newsroom from someone trying to be a part of the october 20th movement and that is one of the groups protesting here at freedom pause -- pause the -- freedom plaza the last few days. they claim they were visiting a drone exhibit and which they say glorifies the military industrial complex. there have been several videos that have come up online. this is how it happened about 3:00 in the afternoon. according to a spokesperson for the smithsonian museum, more than 1 had protestors showed up -- 100 protestors showed up here trying to gain entrance into the building. according to the pio, the guard told the protestors they could not enter with the signs. the vines to be left outside. that is when the spoke -- that is when the spokesperson said the pushing and shoving started and the guard was threatened and pinned up against a wall. we're told the guards sprayed or attempted to spray one pers
CBS
Oct 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
? >> now. >> the demonstration included hundreds also marching for a d.c. statehood. they were led by mayor vincent gray and presidential candidate. it started at freedom plaza. the event was timed for the very same weekend as the m.l.k. memorial dedication. >> this is the last colony. this is the jurisdiction that has been blocked from having its voice in congress. >> d.c. voters elect two shadow senators and a shadow who have no voting rights. they can vote in committee and draft legislation but not full voting rights. >>> the district is getting ready for a big day at celebration tomorrow with the martin luter king dedication memorial but for some thefestivities couldn't hold off another day. one group has already begun planning a tribute. what's going on out there? >> reporter: bruce, call it a kickoff party, an early kickoff party leading up to the ceremony tomorrow. a lot of washingtonians gathering at joe's restaurant for chicken and to pay tribute to the man who defined civil rights in this country. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: food, music and a promise to keep the dream alive b
NBC
Oct 3, 2011 4:30am EDT
its way to d.c. although now on a much smaller scale. about two dozen protestors camped out in mcpherson square over the weekend calling their protest occupy d.c. and occupy "k" street. they too are pushing for social change and are concerned about the economy. their ranks could soon grow. according to a social networking site daylife.com, it will move to freedom plaza on thursday and be highly organized there. the site says the movement has the support of 144 different groups and will be pushing a clear set of issues focused on changing economic policy. >>> this weekend was a little taste of winter. it looks like at 46 degrees this morning it's continuing. >> it is continuing. but only for one more day. i'm really loving that. i was the coldest person there bundled up in the blanket. >> but we won. >> absolutely. >>> 48 degrees right now with a calm wind. i like that it's a calm wind because nothing would be like 48 with a cold west wind coming through. 48 degrees, brandywine and bladensburg. 44 in springfield, virginia, and laytonsville, maryland, coming in at 43 degrees. the
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
northwest d.c. with reaction. good morning. >> good morning. many local libyans say they have been waiting for this day for decades. a lot of them gathered eyes night outside the white house. we were there as they celebrated with tears hugging each other many of them holding the libyan flag and the american flag, a sign that democracy could be coming to their native country. many gathered in arlington and other places where they watched in disbelief on al jazeera television. many people left their native lands because they were afraid and are looking for to going back now that he is no longer in power. many of them said yesterday this is a bittersweet victory. >> i am pretty certain that a lot of libyans would like to see him suffer. at the same time if it is over, it's over. >> a lot of local indians told us yesterday they hope that this serves as a message to other arab dictators that this will not be tolerated anymore and that everyone wants to move in the direction of democracy. president obama from the yesterday said there is a long road for libya until they reached democracy.
ABC
Oct 8, 2011 11:30pm EDT
was pennsylvania avenue that with protesters in d.c. they were protesting what corporate greed. are all just really one people. beeney have literally here. up bags, sleeping and the plaza resemble the campground. it is time for us to wake up. we need to try to make it happen together. smithsonian spokesperson they were asked not to go museum with their signs. is when the protesters began shoving the guards. that is according to the spokesperson. one person was arrested. they were released. made themselves comfortable. seeill be interesting to tomorrow when the to protest expires. live in northwest washington, george gonzales. latest news unfolding, launched on to our gallery -- photo gallery tbd.com. -- wjla.com. many are leaving for a deployment tonight in northwest maryland. >> we hope to set a good international the guard. >> we still need air support. what we are therefore. we are there to protect the guys ground. >> some will return from this in december. will stay in afghanistan a longer time frame. also tonight, it was a high- murder that remains unsolved. murder -- now the w
FOX
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
higher. that is the latest in fairfax. >>> another big story, protestors on the move in d.c. hundreds of marchers demonstrated downtown against corporate greed. part of a wave of protests across the country. paul wagner is live at freedom plaza in northwest where the protestors started and ended this march. paul. >> reporter: that's right, brian. it's still going on here at freedom plaza. there is still several hundred people down here in the plaza. they're listening to music and banking drums, talking amongst each other. many carrying around protest since. we want to show you some video we shot about 3:00 this afternoon. a lot of the protestors left the plaza. they headed up 15th street, over through lafayette park and to the chamber of commerce where they started chanting where are the jobs. many of the people were not here just for one reason, brian. they were here protesting the wars in iraq and afghanistan, the federal reserve and the unemployment rate, home foreclosures, wall street, greed -- some carried signs saying how is the war economy working out for you. and we're the 99% ke
NBC
Oct 10, 2011 4:30am EDT
, will hold protests around the nation and in d.c., supporting president obama's jobs plan. the head of the labor group says occupy wall street's movement is proof the economy and political process is broken. they believe these rallies will help to cause some change for folks. again, the comment for this group technically ran out yesterday, but they were given extra time to break down their tents and their stage, et cetera. today is supposed to be the extra time for that. as i said, at least one leader of this movement is saying that occupy d.c. means they plan on being here for a while, long past today. i'm tracee wilkins live this morning. back to you all in the studio. >> tracee, thank you. >>> in new york city, where this all started, it is day 24 of the occupy wall street movement. the test against corporate greed and demand a change in the way government works. the movement has spread to dozens of cities across the country thanks to social media outlets. >>> president obama sends his american jobs act to the u.s. senate this week for a vote. economists say the $447 billion plan co
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. it shattered his confidence in d.c. police. this is a story you'll see only on 9. >> reporter: daniel's parents live in rockville, a native, but now lives in new york and was just down for business when he was attacked with a crowbar in such a random way that his family can only guess it was some kind of gang initiation. >> my jaw was all the way down here. it struck me a couple of times, my ears were still ringing here, and there was a lot of blood coming out of -- a lot of blood coming out of my mouth. >> reporter: they show multiple fractures to his jaw, now his jaw is wired shut. >> and you realize, you know, how precurious your safety is at any second, you know, something random could happen. >> reporter: it all happened this past saturday around 3:00 a.m. he was walking up the 1700 block of connecticut avenue towards his hotel. >> and there was a lot of people, you know, that had gotten in the streets. and i tried to look around and that guy jumped out, and you just, you know, he struck me with something. and you know, it kind of became a blur after that, he has hit me s
NBC
Oct 1, 2011 9:00am EDT
. college football forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> new from overnight d.c. police are investigating a homicide this morning. it happened just after midnight in the 5300 block of dix street northeast. when police arrived at the scene authorities found a man shot multiple times. he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. right now they don't have a suspect or motive in this shooting. also new from overnight, police have partially identified a man found dead on the metro tracks in rockville. police tell us the man is 37 years old and from gaithersburg. he was found around 3:00 this morning just a couple of hundred feet from the rockville metro station. they say there is no evidence of foul play and no trauma to suggest the man was hit by a train. we'll bring you the updates throughout the morning as think come into news 4. >>> one of al qaeda's most influential leaders has been killed in an air strike. anwaral-awlaki had ties to our area. he was killed yesterday in yemen. he had dual citizenship with the u.s. and yemen. he helped spread al qaeda's message through social m
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 5:00pm EDT
from canada to texas. >> they probably even on the president. >> members of occupied d.c. have taken over freedom plaza. >> is unfair what they are doing. they are stealing. they're just taking. constantly taking. >> they even signed a new bill of rights for a new society. >> capitalism has to go. yes. capitalism has to go. >> some like james volk, are palma's. >> i cannot find a job. >> this is all the power we have. people. >> these are the issues. >> some gathered at the martin luther king memorial in a peaceful anti-war protest. >> we're letting the world know what the people want. that is the best we can do. >> to see more pictures of the protest here in d.c. and new york, does go to war website -- go to our website. >> you have tens of thousands of people heading to the district, and with the metro shutting down expect extra traffic as well. with more. -- we are live with more. >>> officials are not exactly putting out a stay away from downtown d.c. warning but definitely there is a warning of road closures. if you are planning to head downtown for work or leisure traffic delay
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> coordinating an earthquake response. d.c.'s mayor is ready to tour the damage. >> the hunt is over in ohio. new questions. "good morning washington" continues. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. 6:00 a.m. on this october 20. i am cynne simpson. >> >>> moments away on "good morning washington" - --i am natasha barrett. first, meteorologist adam caskey. >> we have one or two sprinkles northwest of town early this morning. we are tracking that from the belfort furniture weather center. crossing over the potomac near harpers ferry there are few sprinkles, approaching meyersville. and towards urbana and manassas, a sprinkle moving north and east. 57 degrees in southeast d.c., damascus at 53. on our way today close to mid 60's today, gusty wind appears to 30 miles an hour. already there are gusts this morning in excess of 30 in southern maryland. low 60's's tomorrow. still pleasant on the weekend partly cloudy. now to lisa baden with breaking traffic. >>> in waldorf maryland, a pedestrian hit by a vehicle. newschopper 7 i
FOX
Oct 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
? >> thank you. very interesting. >>> enforcement of a controversial law on home. why d.c. police won't arrest drivers with expired tags. we'll have details of what they're doing on that law coming up next. >>> and shell hitting the dance floor this mother and -- and holly is hitting the dance floor this morning, what is up? >> reporter: i'm hitting the dance floor in terms of watching some of the best our area has to offer. we're being treated to a christopher k. morgan artist. christopher morgan was named one of the top six emerging choreographers in the united states by dance magazine and his dancers are one of the group that is featured in the velocity d.c. dance festival going on this weekend, the shakes spear theatre company where we're live and we'll tell you about it later here on fox 5 morning news. stay with us. h us.  just got her flu shot, like a champ -- mom! taking on the master of disaster, the flu! it's the fight of the season! your flu shot's next, champ. let's do this. flu shots. every day. no appointment needed. most insurance accepted. get a $5 cvs gift c
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and blood. >> gentleman proceed. >> there are protests now across the city. activists from the d.c. jobs coalition and the laborers union invited occupy d.c. to join them. the black trucks, and demand more jobs for d.c. residents at this city center construction site. >> i apt job. >> $700 million job right here. >> at the rain soaked occupy d.c. incantment, word somehow failed to get out to join the d.c. jobs protest. >> we are regrouping from the rainstorm. >> snow caves. >> meantime, the stop the machine group down on freedom plaza is planning a mass coalition protest for saturday against bank of america, one of the largest holders of under water mortgages in the country. >> joint efforts of mcpherson around the 15th, particularly the world day of action that was called for. we are occupying. >> the folks down here on freedom plaza concerned about the weather. the tornado watches down in fairfax and so forth. so they were having a meeting, but they put all these chairs down and talking about taking shelter in the reagan building, even as these tents stay up. as soon as the storm
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 4:30am EDT
to fit a metro train soon will be built to help clean up area waterways. yesterday, the d.c. water and sewer authority broke ground on the project at the blue plains waste water treatment plant in southwest. the plan is to try to eliminate sewage overflows which enter waterways during heavy rains. the first tunnel it will run under the anacostia river. >> today, parts of the national cathedral damaged in the august earthquake are scheduled to be removed. a crane will pick up the two ton piece from the southeast grand pinnacle of the tower. the removal is expected to make the pinnacles and central tower more stable, clearing the way for more stone work repairs. >>> our time is 4:36. at 4:40, human error involving the nation's medicaid program could be costing virginia hundreds of millions of dollars. jessica doyle explains in your money. >>> at 4:47, metro transit apologizes to riders for the confusion following an accident on the orange line earlier this week. >> we're back with your weather first in two minutes. you're watching 9news now. >>> welcome back. 4:39. howard here with y
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
town tonight apparently about two dozen protestors for both the occupy d.c. gathered at union station for a flash mob. the participants stood still then broke out in chants protesting everything from wars to corporate spending and medical insurance. the flash mob-style demonstration lasted about 10 minutes. >> the purpose is to get into people's heads. get into people's minds that there is a war going on. we are involved in war in six countries. >> the demonstration was peaceful. nobody was arrested. >>> his mom beaten and stabbed to death, his stepdad now in custody. still, no sign of 11-year-old of william mcquain. police arrested curtis lopez and he has said not a word. he hired a lawyer. no one has seen william since the time his mother was murdered inside her germantown apartment. montgomery county police detectives are in north carolina trying to figure out if lopez knows where william is. they are praying that he will tell them. friends have a vigil for williams scheduled to start in a half our at the germantown community centre. >>> today another person pleaded guilty
FOX
Oct 7, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> wisdom martin, thank you. >>> let's go to d.c. now where a victim in a hit-and-run died. police are in the second day of searching for the driver who killed them. a maroon jeep liberty struck 22- year-old miguel girard yesterday afternoon. the police believe the jeep may be a 2003 model missing most of the front grill after the accident. the investigators are hoping someone will call with a tip. >>> and though to virginia, police are investigating the suspicious death of an 11- -month-old boy in restin. it happened at the family's home on lakewood drive on wednesday night. the police say the boy's caregiver took him to his mother and when they got, there the child was unresponsive. he was flown to children's national medical center in d.c. where he later died. vienna police are heading up this investigation but fairfax county police are involved in one also. >>> and developing news from new york city where protestors are continuing their occupy wall street demonstration. protestors have have been camped out for weeks there and there is no sign of them leaving any time soon and the d
NBC
Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
grass on the plaza. two tents were allowed to stay up last night. >>> in d.c., members of the howard university are planning to join the occupy wall street movement. students, alumni and faculty will march from the chamber of commerce tomorrow. it's part of an effort to bring racial diversity to the wall street protest. issues raised by the protesters should resinate with african-americans. >> new allegations emerge into the investigation of mayor vincent gray's campaign. brown said gray handed him a list of talking points to use in the race. a federal grand jury is investigating brown's campaign that he was paid to bash fenty. mayor gray denied the allegations. >>> this was the second day of the lululemon murder trial. brid knee norwood is accused of killing her co-worker inside the bethesda store and trying to cover it up. nurses and police explain their interactions with norwood right after the crime. they are trying to prove the murder was premeditated. chris gordon is in rockville with more on this. chris? >> reporter: good evening. prosecutors must prove norwood intended to kil
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
washington, d.c., throwing money away, but i picked it up real quick. i think i know now how it must feel in texas. it's hot. and i'm going to invite the governor back to new hampshire this winter to go snowballing. >> i'll be back. >> i want to thank jim foley and the derry g.o.p. for inviting me down. i appreciate that. and john stevens for his kind words. i'd also like to just take a second, just a show of hands of how many veterans we have in this audience today. let's give them a big hand, folks. thank you to all our veterans for all you do. i'm here tonight to ask, and i have asked rick perry, and he's agreed to sign the thompson presidential pledge, which you see here. i'd like to give a little background about the pledge. new hampshire is a state that has no sales or income tax, and i believe in big part it's because of my father. some 40 years ago, he galvanized the pledge in new hampshire that he promised the people he would veto a sales or income tax, and today new hampshire is one of two states that does not have a sales or income tax. this pledge is a promise to the peop
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
a southeast d.c. apartment in august of last year. she supposedly took $900 from someone in the group but police say that they lured her to an apartment to "teach her a lesson." that's where she was beaten to death. he will be sentenced in january and faces life in prison. >>> officers arrested several people today. we have seen arrests at the occupy wall street here. our delia gonclaves is live at freedom plaza where she spoke with one of those who was arrested. >> reporter: a young girl about 23 years old, just graduated college living in d.c. for a year now. allie mccrackin. she is among the many people who are now calling freedom plaza home spending their days organizing, their nights sleeping in these tents. however, allie spent her night behind bars. >> if i did this a couple of weeks ago i wouldn't have been in the news. >> reporter: allie mechanic crackin has become the poster child after an action and arrest on capitol hill. the recent college grad said the momentum is growing and movement is growing. >> congress are actually taking this seriously so i think my arrest a
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
equipment or place all across d.c. they are doing a dry run and practicing the routes for the coming winter. a similar scene entrance door discounting. snow removal teams hope that new technology will help them keep on top of clearing the roads. they showed off new equipment in forestville with a truck equipped with a camera to send live picture is a broken additions. >>> we are tracking the storm all day and into the weekend as well. adam caskey and the team will watch -- will provide instant weather updates. click on the weather tab. >>> breaking news in the district. a child injured after an apparent hit-and-run. the vehicle struck the child near 1100 eastern avenue northeast for around 10:45 this morning. police are hunting for a black or blue buick. no details on the condition of the child. we have a crew headed to the scene and will bring more details when we get them. >>> the latest on the murder trial under way in rockville. prosecutors building their case against brittany norwood. she's the woman accused of brutally murdering her co- worker. testimony has been centered aroun
FOX
Oct 17, 2011 4:25am EDT
many it was a return trip to d.c. the original date in august was postponed because of hurricane irene. but only sunshine for the thousands who came out, some minding up before dawn even near the spot where dr. king delivered his historic i have a dream speech. >>> in sports now, the redskins fell to michael vick and the philadelphia eagles. 20-13 was the score. rex grossman was benched after throwing four interceptions. the loss dropped the skins to 3- 2 on the season. >>> to baseball now and the world series is set. it will be the st. louis cardinals versus the texas rangers. cards captured their 18th pennant last night with a 12-6 win over the milwaukee brewers. the world series gets under way wednesday night and you can watch every game here on fox 5. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all of your top stories. fox 5 morning news starts right now. >>> it is 4:30 on this monday, october 17th, taking a live look at the u.s. capitol dome this morning. it is about 64 degrees it looks like outside right now. a nice start to the day actually. good morning, everyone.
ABC
Oct 10, 2011 4:30am EDT
known about , but the woman of a d.c. area . couple attended church together last week. it has been here since fromarists went missing our apartment on hartford's street in southeast. yesterday friends outside the apartment building for provincial. mother valencia says she until she finds her daughter. they plan to hold a monthly bring attention to our daughter's disappearance. metro stations remain closed for a major track or. aw, u street, and columbia heights, green and yellow lines are closed. are cells. resume tomorrow morning. -- there are shuttle buses. >>> apple's latest smartphone is a big hit. is gearing up and for phone -- for s new phone. >> french and german leaders gave themselves three weeks to recapitalize the region's banks, investors see this as moving eeceep closer to getting gr the right track. at&t has received 200,000 preorders for the iphone 4s. they are calling it the most successful iphone whatever. already lining up can apple store near bloomberg. microsoft's windows phone does want to miss out on the party. to pushsee incentives with this windows 7.5 on sa
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
, baltimore and d.c. south of town likely to stay mainly rain. a quick look at how much we're going to get, a trace to an inch here. you get just outside of the beltway, parts of montgomery and fairfax county, one, two, possibly three inches. you get to the upper part of the county, three plus in the mountains. we could get locally six inches of heavy, wet, sloppy snow. i'll break down the timetable for you and have the rest of the weekend forecast for you in a few minutes. j.c. >>> testimony continues in the lululemon murder trial. brittany norwood has been charged with killing jayna murray inside the store in be thez a. yesterday the jury heard norwood's own words hours after the murder. let's get to certificateei chin. she has the latest. reporter: j.c., we are 1/3 of the way through testimony with witnesses. prosecutors say a total of 35 witnesses with take the stand in the course of this trial. right now we have a coworker of jayna murray, one of the last people to talk to her before she was killed. before that a forensic expert on the stand walking us through all the weapons that
NBC
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on the d.c. region still ahead. >>> local condolences and memories. i'm derrick ward. i'll have details coming up on news 4. >>> streets were closedn downtown washington this afternoon as the growing occupy wall street movement walked by the white house. in our area, the calls for peace and prosperity got louder and louder. protesters plan to stay through the weekend. chris? >> reporter: good evening, doreen and to the audience. the sun is going down on the first day of occupy d.c. here on freedom plaza with speeches and chanting continuing. it was a day of rallies, of music and marching. >> jobs not wars. >> reporter: occupy d.c. is on the move. they marched past the white house demanding jobs. the target of this demonstration went to the chamber of the united states. they closed 8th street between 15th and 16th. protesters pointing to the large sign that says jobs. some of the protesters dealt out applications for jobs. then a group pressed forward to the entrance that was locked shut. they staged a sit-in. ten or more police officers were present. the protesters remained peac
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
. >> former d.c. mayor adrian fenty is wading back into city politics, at least for one night. "the washington post" reports he will host a fund-raiser for city councilman jack evans. evans was one of fenty's biggest supporters in his 2006 mayoral campaign. >>> protestors already number in the thousands in new york city. you can see them here. and it is growing. the occupy wall street rally day by day. >> it is spreading here to washington. a group called october 2011. it is calling for a nonviolent occupation of freedom plaza. >> surae chinn is there live to tell us what this protest is all about. surae, good morning. >> good morning. it is quiet. it is dark out. but we do see the red tents set up. we also see the stage is ready to go here at freedom plaza. what we're seeing in new york seems to be catching on here in the district. the numbers are not as grand as scenes in the big apple but demonstrators showed up at mcpherson square for a rally sponsored by the group move on.org. some camps out as the occupy wall street enters its third week. some unions and lawmakers are getting
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm EDT
traffic patterns. >> if you go into the d.c. are maryland, 495 is the only way. >> of a look from the shenandoah valley culpeper, as well as the eastern-no. and will take into account not just virginia but those coming in from maryland, west virginia, and d.c. the goal is to provide a transportation options for those with the worst traffic problems. [unintelligible] the virginia department of rail and public transportation is expected to complete the study within one year. then is larkin abc7 news. >>> still to come, the good news about gas prices. we have the latest prices and why those prices may keep going down. >> plus, major work on the metro this holiday weekend. see which stations will be closed on columbus day. >> i am outside the supreme court where they will decide the fate of a local drug dealer. >> i am bob ryan. enough of the clouds, the rain, the drizzle, the chill. the best place for a vacation is mississippi. you mean louisiana. florida's where folk's want to .. alabama's got you all beat. no matter which state you choose everyone agrees the gulf is vacation at it's be
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
and friends are remembering a well known in d.c. personal trainer that was killed in a freak accident. >> taking action off the soccer field. why d.c. -- d.c. united player charlie davies filed a lawsuit. >> another check on your traffic and weat what do you think of this one? really what's this? this is a rose i made from a turnip. let's try together. perfect. two worlds that fit in one kitchen. come in today and save up to 20% on a kitchen from ikea. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] find yourself sometimes cleaning up after your dishcloth? bounty extra soft can help. it's super durable and in this lab test bounty extra soft leaves this surface three times cleaner than a dishcloth. even with just one sheet. super clean. super soft. bounty extra soft. in the pink pack. and try bounty napkins. >>> modest at this morning is what we had yesterday. we had well over a half-inch of rain in some places. impressive rainfall totals from the morning rain and the afternoon dorm powers -- downpours. crossing over to interstate 270 a brief shot of a few drops. that is it. 63 in the district. quantico'
ABC
Oct 9, 2011 11:35pm EDT
women's young leadership program. >>> a store is open for the first time in d.c. and is hiring dozens of d.c. workers. mayor gray was so anxious for people to know, that he held his biweekly news conference in front of the store to hear from employees like tracy henderson. >> i was unemployed for a year. i am very grateful for hiring me. >> the d.c. unemployment rate is at 11.1%. >> we have had no problems staffing it. we have a great group of associates joining the store. >> they want to make it d.c. friendly. they asked d.c. employment services to find workers. and now hiring sign brought women like these to apply online. this mother of seven had not worked in four years. >> they are now hiring. i applied. the next day they called me back. >> this woman last worked in 2009. >> i had no doubt. i knew this was my season. >> throughout the day, a steady stream of would-be workers approached. the mayor talked about what workers need to keep a job. >> job skills, showing up every day, showing up on time, having a good attitude. >> abc7 news. >> the grand opening is set for this saturday. st
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
least one lawmaker says the plot to a -- plot to assassinate the ambassador in washington d.c., may be an act of war. rebecca cooper is following the latest developments on this. >> iran is denying any assassination plot ever existed. dianne feinstein came out close touch for meeting to say she is concerned about additional plots they have may have been planning elsewhere. so far republicans and democrats have been united in calling for tough action. >> i would hope our administration would hold the iranian government and hold their feet to the fire over the actions that have been alleged in its complaint. >> the obama administration quickly slapped sanctions on the airline involved in urged allies to quickly respond with moore's -- with more. >> no military action, at least certainly not at this point. there would have to be something that actually happened i think. >> at this point we need to worry about our homeland security and what is key for america. >> the u.s. has been increasingly alarmed and has attempted to increase power. officials say attempting an assassination in the
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
into d.c. tonight for a long campaign. and bruce leshan reports, they are working out the details on a park service permit that will let them stay in freedom plaza for as long as four months. >> protesters are convinced that their numbers and their energy will only continue to grow and that washington will see these kinds of protests until the nation starts changing quote, for the better. >> step back. step back, please. >> hundreds of stop the machine occupy washington protesters shouted and tried. >> the people united will never be defeated. >> i pay more taxes than exxon mobile does. >> capital police ordered them out. >> you want me to talk to you, step around the corner with me. >> officers had plenty of ties. they arrested the handful who refused to move. >> we are trying to bring a message here directly to our senators at loud volume that they aren't answering when we send e-mail s from a thousand miles away. we have 2/3 of the country that want the wars ended, they don't care. >> it's generally a well rehearsed stance. the organizers say the difference this time, is that they w
ABC
Oct 31, 2011 5:00am EDT
east of i-95. you need the umbrella handy locally and east of i-95. it's 38 in northwest d.c. right now, 27 in leesburg. 30 in bethesda, 32 in college park. around the freezing mark for the most part. mid 50's later on today. this is below average for this time of year. clouds increasing by the afternoon. then a few showers possible along the east of i-95 after sunset. tomorrow we started a cloudy and will endeavor to sunny and afternoon with highs in the mid- 50s. seven-day forecast coming up. lisa baden now. >>> eastbound from front royal on 66, when you get near warrenton, a deer ran in front of a vehicle. southbound 95 in the va has an accident. from the occoquan to woodbrige is pretty normal. you can get through even with the minor crash. looks good elsewhere. about 11 out of purcellville, no problems on 7100. looks good on the greenway, 66 between centreville and the beltway, and 270. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top story this monday morning, the nor'easter that caused parts of the east coast to take a second look of the calendar. the early storm dumped snow all across part
FOX
Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
way by swallowing a pill. >>> first man up d.c. a new survey ranks the cap top as one of the least manliest city -- capital as one of the least manliest city in the country. combo brand snacks ranked cities by the number of pro sports teams and nearby nascar tracks and the number of pickup trucks, motorcycles, construction workers and barbecue joints in the region. apparently they docked points in our area because of the number of cupcake shops and cafes. nashville, charlotte and oklahoma city were the top three clichest cities. ♪ma t.d >>> a pennsylvania couple is recovering after a vicious bear attack inside their home. richard moyer woke up early this morning by the family's barking dog, went outside to call the dog and that's when a bear chased the animal inside the house. moyer and his wife were attacked. luckily their 10-year-old son stadium stairs and wasn't hurt. moyer's father got a call -- stadium stairs and wasn't hurt. moyer's father got a call from -- stadium stairs and wasn't hurt. moyer's father got a call. >> i said i got attacked by bear. he was covered in blood
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
are expected to testify. >>> now, an update on a story we first brought you last week. the d.c. council voted unanimously today to stop the police from arresting people who are caught driving with their tags expired on their vehicles. the district may be the only city in the country that treated expired tags as a criminal, rather than a civil offense. and bruce johnson reports, even with this new law, driving an unregistered vehicle will still cost you plenty in washington, d.c. >> and they said by the way, we now have to arrest you. >> reporter: last week you heard this woman describe for 9 news now how she was arrested for expired tags after a vehicle had been hit by a bus. >> they cuffed me and put me in the back of the police van. >> all in favor, say aye. >> reporter: today the d.c. council voted unanimously to stop arresting drivers merely for expired tags. >> we believe that's silly. >> reporter: under the emergency bill that becomes law as soon as the mayor signs it, an expired registration of 30 days or less carries a $100 fine. it goes up to $200 after 30 days. at tha
ABC
Oct 16, 2011 9:30am EDT
week, we spent some time with d.c. mayor vincent gray discussing jobs and the relationship with the business community. this week, we are talking to the chief financial officer natwarr gandhi. thanks for joining us. >>hank you for inviting me. >> what wou you say the statate of the d.c. economy -- how healths the district's government rigight now? >> when you compare it to any other jor metropolitan area, thcity is doing better than any one of them.m. two, like everywhere else, we are seeing in packs from the recession. 2011 the year that we have just finished, the fiscal year, we have done very well. 201212 and 2013, the problems are primarily because of the recession and because of the federal government. of the federal government isn't retren -- the federal government is retrehing. that will have an impact on us. we have a lot of federal workers, benefit from federal spending. just like maryland and virginia, we will have some impact there. >> the district has instituted several new revenue generators that of gone into effect. is that to try a close -- to try to close some of the
FOX
Oct 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
between the mount vernon and georgia avenue stations. these closures come at an extremely busy d.c. weekend. u street is always bustling on friday night but over the long columbus day weekend all of d.c. will be busy. thousands more people in town for protest marches, a case of d.c., the army 10-miler and two home games want with caps. word that metro -- games with the caps. word that metro is shutting down is not what riders want to hear. >> i understand they're updating the system which is good for the future, but it's sometimes an inconvenience for people who are traveling. >> reporter: is it inconvenient? >> yeah, it is because now we don't know how we're going to get back from dinner. >> we'll probably be taking a taxi back. i hope it's not bad. >> reporter: you don't sound happy? >> no, i'm not happy at all about it. >> reporter: the major work will affect three stations on the yellow and green line. the columbia heights, u street and shaw metro stations will be closed from 10 p.m. friday night to tuesday morning. metro will install four new rail switches at the u street loca
NBC
Oct 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
political movement makes its way from wall street to d.c. could this group wield as much influence as the tea party? >>> thousands turn out for the funeral of an executed death row inmate. and the weather slows down inspections of the washington monument and sends one engineer on a wild ride. >>> but first, we have breaking news right now out of prince george's county, that's where a fire has put dozens of people out of their homes tonight. good evening, i'm eric gilchrist. it started in laurel around 4:30 this afternoon in the 8800 block of hunting lane. darcy spencer live at the scene now with the latest. darcy? >> reporter: yeah, that's right. they got the call right around 4:30 this afternoon. and this fire quickly escalated to a two-alarm blaze. fire rescue crews are still here on the scene. joining us now to give us the very latest on this case is mark brady with the prince george's county fire department. so this started out in the bottom level of a three-story building, and basically went through the roof or the attic area? >> it did. the middle floor, extending up to the top
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